Marion Motley

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Birthday
5, 1920
Birthplace
Leesburg, GA
Death Date
Jun 27, 1999 (79)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1920
Birthplace
Leesburg, GA
Death Date
Jun 27, 1999 (79)

About

Hall of Fame fullback and linebacker who played for the Cleveland Browns.

Before Fame

He joined the U.S. Navy in 1944 as World War II was escalating.

Trivia

He was a talented player on both sides of the ball, causing Joe Perry to call him the greatest all-around football player there ever was.

Family Life

He married Eula Coleman in 1943 and together they had three sons.

Associated With

He thrived under head coach Paul Brown during the Browns' decade of dominance.